Responses to Typos and Personality: “Grammar Nazis” Confirmed?

Do you haet typos? If you spot a grammo (a grammatical error), does your blood boil?

Some people are more offended by these kinds of linguistic errors than others, but why? Ann Arbor psychologists Julie E. Boland and Robin Queen examine this in a new PLOS ONE paper called If You’re House Is Still Available, Send Me an Email: Personality Influences Reactions to Written Errors in Email Messages

The authors recruited 83 volunteers (on MTurk) and asked them to imagine that they’d placed an

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